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Do you need a new mobile workhorse, or just want a lightweight, powerful laptop with all-day battery life? Whatever the individual reasons, a lot of people are understandably very excited about Qualcomm's Snapdragon X series processors and the associated push for Windows on ARM by Microsoft. If that's you, then the... Read more...
YouTube is looking to combat misinformation on its platform by allowing notes to be added to videos that will add context, similar to the feature found on the X social media platform. Some examples the company provides are, “notes that clarify when a song is meant to be a parody, point out when a new version of a... Read more...
A report in the Korea Economic Daily is indicating that Samsung will be ready to start rolling out 3D packaging for high-bandwidth memory (HBM) later this year. This is a key technology that will enable the company to deliver its anticipated HMB4 offering, which is aimed at the AI market, sometime in 2025. This new... Read more...
The cream of the crop when it comes to widely available TV technology is still OLED, though it comes at a pricing premium compared to LCD and, in most cases, mini LED as well. However, OLED is much more affordable these days than it was just a few short years ago, a fact that's highlighted by LG's new B4 OLED TV... Read more...
Maingear today announced its all-new ML-16 series of gaming laptops. The 16-inch lineup will come with an Intel Core Ultra 7 (155H) processor and a choice between either an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 or GeForce RTX 4070 mobile GPU. Maingear, a popular boutique system builder, has made a name for itself for making some... Read more...
Fujifilm’s Instax Wide 400 Instant Camera gives nearly instant satisfaction to those who enjoy having a physical picture in their hands as fast as possible. Additionally, the company’s Instax Wide Series of cameras are the only wide-format instant cameras on the market currently. While instant cameras are not new... Read more...
According to NASA, there are several airplane-sized asteroids hurtling toward Earth this week. The largest of the five is estimated to be 110 feet in size, while the closest will come within 447,000 miles of Earth. It is not uncommon for large asteroids to go zipping by Earth at a safe distance. This week, however... Read more...
Adobe finds itself in hot water with the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its handling of subscription plans for software services like Photoshop. In a federal lawsuit that's been in the process of being filed for months, the FTC alleges that Adobe pushes towards its annual paid monthly subscription... Read more...
The 2024 PCI-SIG Developers Conference, or "SIG DevCon", took place last week, and one of the most impressive demos on the show floor was undoubtedly Cadence's. The company demonstrated PCIe 7.0 running stable on optical fiber at 128 GT/s, bidirectional, for the entire 48 hours of the show. Test results show good... Read more...
If you missed our latest livestream, here's a chance to catch the VOD, as we recap the many unveilings of Computex 2024, from new Intel's AI infused Lunar Lake platform, to Qualcomm Snapdragon X deep dive details, AMD's many Zen 5 announcements in mobile, desktop and the data center, very cool NVIDIA AI demos, and... Read more...
Minisforum has made a name for itself selling mini-PCs based around mobile hardware. There are systems like the Neptune HX100G, which pairs a Ryzen 7 7840HS with a discrete Radeon card, and then there are machines like the BD790i, which is an ITX desktop motherboard with a "mobile" Ryzen 9 7945HX CPU. As AMD and Intel... Read more...
TDK, an Apple supplier based in Tokyo, Japan has announced a breakthrough for its solid-state battery technology. The company says it has managed to develop a new material that will allow these batteries to attain “an energy density of 1,000 Wh/L, approximately 100 times greater than the energy density of TDK’s... Read more...
Asus has pledged to improve its warranty RMA process after being taken to task for what could only be described as extortion. A series of reports, including an investigation by Gamers Nexus, showed that Asus repair centers have a nasty habit of demanding obscene fees to repair minor damage. The company says it's... Read more...
President of FromSoftware, Hidetaka Miyazaki, shared his distaste for all the layoffs currently plaguing the gaming industry this year during an interview with PC Gamer. He said that "speaking to myself and this company, I want to say that this is not something I would wish on the staff at FromSoftware in a million... Read more...
Logitech has introduced its MX Ink mixed reality stylus for the Meta Quest mixed reality headset. The company touts the new stylus as being “a revolutionary leap for control, creativity, and collaboration in the virtual world.” Meta has been at the forefront of bringing new innovations to the virtual world. Now, in... Read more...
A fresh benchmark leak may have given us a first look at what to expect from Google's next-generation Tensor 4 system-on-chip (SoC). The sneak peek comes by way of a Geekbench 6.3 database entry that allegedly shows single-core and multi-core scores from Google's unreleased and not-yet-announcement (but imminent)... Read more...
Broward County in Florida is now incorporating drones in its efforts to control the mosquito population, according to the South Florida SunSentinel. It’s an important development as the county looks to fend off viruses delivered by the pests that lead to illnesses such as dengue, zika, and yellow fever. It will also... Read more...
Form and function have always been two primary ideologies that Apple has tried to blend with its various products, with varying degrees of success.  The 2013 Mac Pro, lovingly called "Trash can," was one such example where function was hampered by its limited form. In 2024, Apple released its thinner iPad Pro refresh... Read more...
NASA’s Voyager-1 space probe is once again conducting normal science operations for the first time since experiencing a technical issue that caused it to stop communicating late last year. The Voyager-1 team successfully corrected the issue partially in April, allowing the spacecraft to be able to send back health and... Read more...
It's been nearly two decades since Crysis came out and brought modern gaming PCs (for the time period) to their knees (and four years since Crysis Remastered), prompting the popular meme, 'Yeah, but can it run Crysis?', which was the result steep system requirements and poor software optimizations. Lest there be any... Read more...
Gamers are going bananas over a game where players simply clicks on a...well...banana. Banana is a viral clicker game where players get a random banana added to their collection approximately every three hours, simply by clicking on the screen. Since launching in late April on Steam, Banana has garnered a “Very... Read more...
Next month, most of the big laptop OEMs are expected to release machines based on AMD's Ryzen AI 300 processors sporting the shiny new Zen 5 CPU architecture and RDNA 3.5 graphics. Naturally, everyone's chomping at the bit to know how these chips actually perform, because this is AMD's first real chance to take mobile... Read more...
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